[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD7 08152008 : Bad X detection - ATI M24GL

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Tue Aug 19 12:55:12 PDT 2008


Karl Fischer wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 14:25, Karl Fischer <kmf at fischer.org.za> wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 12:33, Karl Fischer <kmf at fischer.org.za> wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> After the installation it ran the installation and rebooted, I got to
>>> the X Setup tool,
>>> it showed a buffered install window and the choose you destiny window
>>> didn't draw correctly,
>>> I rebooted and chose the Vesa option, It detected everything fine,
>>> saved the settings, restated X with the new config,
>>> however KDM doesn't come up.
>>>
>>> Any suggestions ?
>>>
>>> Karl
>>>
>> Hi Karl
>> I Googled a bit and found the Following solution :
>> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=119324
>>
>> Try Option "CPPIOMode" "yes"
>> in Section "Device"
>>
>> Hope this Helps :)
> 
> It's totally awesome it works!
> Can this noted as a bug ?
> 
> I have a IBM ThinkPad T43p.
> 
> Karl

Glad you guys figured that out! I've added this line to our ATI 
configuration, Karl, if you can re-confirm that it fixes your problem 
with the next ISO on the 23rd, that would be much appreciated :)



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